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Flush Bracket OSBM 2439: by Berwick   

Flush Bracket on bridge, 28 chains N. of Leyland's Barn [2GL] - FB reported destroyed 21/09/1961.

Location
Grid reference: TQ 5251 0607.
Landranger 199: Eastbourne & Hastings, Battle & Heathfield.
Explorer 123: Eastbourne & Beachy Head.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2439.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2440 Selmeston, Coppice Cottages 1.71km to the north.
G1803 Milton Street, Royal Oak PH 2.26km to the south.
2659 Wilmington 2.49km to the southeast.
2438 Alfriston, Post Office 2.94km to the south.
2548 Chalvington, Lovers Farm 3.38km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Alfriston, 5.43km to the south.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This flush bracket was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 38.3830 feet [11.6991 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Alfriston to Croydon levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on bridge, 28 chains N. of Leyland's Barn.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 38.0620 feet [11.6013 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Croydon to Alfriston levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 25th January 2013 by Calico. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Brambles and blackthorn hide everything from road and field to SE. However there is a new cycle track W of the road. From its bridge one can see a concrete culvert with brickwork facing. No fb seen. It might be possible to crawl through to look at far side. Any one volunteering?

Visited on 11th September 2005 by RHW. Condition: Unknown.
No obvious sign of bridge (no obvious parking near)
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